Students can go through AP State Board 9th Class Social Studies Notes Chapter 23 Disaster Management to understand and remember the concept easily.
AP State Board Syllabus 9th Class Social Studies Notes Chapter 23 Disaster Management
→ Heavy rains lead to large destruction.
→ The disasters that are caused because of human negligence or deliberately by an individual or a group can be termed as Human-made.
→ Road, rail and air accidents are some of the disasters that one faces every day.
→ In India, about eighty thousand people are killed in road crashes every year.
→ Railway transportation appeared at earlier times to be safe due to slower speeds, shorter trips, and lower density traffic.
→ Across the world including India, air accidents have increased.
→ Fire is a phenomenon of combustion manifested in intense heat and light in the form of a glow or flames.
→ Mahatma Gandhi preached ahimsa or non-violence and truth as the tools for peaceful resolution of issues between people, communities, or countries.
→ Terrorism has become common in certain areas of the world, including parts of India.
→ Citizen safety is the concern of all. Different measures are adopted by various agencies to create awareness of safety.
→ World community The term is used primarily in political and humanitarian contexts to describe an international aggregate of nation-states of widely varying types.
→ Terrorism: The use of violence and intimidation in the pursuit of political aims.
→ Human-Induced Disaster: A disastrous event caused directly and principally by one or more identifiable deliberate or negligent human action.
→ Vigilant: Always being careful to notice things, especially possible danger.
→ Hijacking: To take control of an aircraft or other vehicle during a journey using violence.
→ Disaster: Great harm
→ Railway crossing: The metal tracks on which trains run.